FREE NHS Health Checks

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    Tat Ruck

    Is this just for women?

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    Olive Tree

    You are invited to a free NHS Health check! (As part of International Women’s Health & Wellbeing Day)
    FREE NHS Health Checks for eligible patients being held at St Sidwells Centre Sidwell Street Exeter EX4 6NN Wednesday 5th December 2015 10-3

    To make an appointment Call: 01392 269458 Lines are open 7 days a week 07:30-22:00 hours

    The FREE NHS Health Check programme aims to help prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia. The check which takes 20 to 30 minutes, involves a few simple questions and some straightforward tests to calculate your risk of developing serious but preventable illnesses.

    During the check you will be asked some simple questions about your lifestyle and family medical history. You will have some routine tests, to include height, weight, BMI, blood pressure and cholesterol.

    Following the check your results will be sent to your registered GP To qualify you must meet the following criteria for this FREE NHS Health Check
     Be aged from 40-74
     Not have had a check in the last 5 years
     Not be on any medication for any cardiovascular disease
     Live in Devon

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